Tharanco Names Denise Grande VP of Licensing

by Harry Sheff

Tharanco Lifestyles has hired Denise Grande as its new VP of licensing. She will report to CEO Michael Setola. Grande will manage and develop licenses for Tharanco’s Greg Norman Collection and Dunning Golf brands.

“Denise is a menswear industry veteran with an impressive history,” said Setola. “She’s a results-oriented executive with extensive global brand management experience who we believe can make an immediate impact to our licensing business both domestically and internationally.”

Grande come to Tharanco from Iconix Brand Group where she was a VP of business development for the Ecko, Zoo York, Ed Hardy and Starter brands.

Tharanco Lifestyles was founded by Haresh Tharani and Michael Setola in 2009 when Tharani’s Tharanco Group acquired Greg Norman Collection, which was led by Setola. Tharanco Lifestyles acquired Dunning Golf in 2011. The company also holds the master license for John Bartlett.